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TAFE's merger plans revealed
Anthony Radford
Bendigo TAFE is poised to merge with Melbourne’s Kangan Institute. Bendigo TAFE acting chief executive officer Peter Coyne confirmed to the Bendigo Weekly he has been in negotiations with the northern suburbs TAFE college. Industry sources have told the Weekly the merger is close to ..
11-Apr-2014
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Rain keeps coming
Bendigo Weekly
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued another Severe Weather warning for Bendigo. Bendigo has had 66.8mm since 5.30pm Tuesday, with 45.4mm in the 24 hours to 9am today, with more to come. Yesterday was our wettest April day in at least 23 years. The wettest April since records began ..
09-Apr-2014
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Police call for witnesses
Bendigo Weekly
Bendigo Crime Investigation Unit are calling for witnesses to an aggravated burglary in Flora Hill earlier this year. Two men, one armed with a firearm, entered the Dreschler Street apartment block and made demands to the one male occupant. The men left with items from the residence. ..
09-Apr-2014
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Pool breaks visitor records
Christine McGinn
More than 12,000 people visited the Golden Square Community Pool this year, the highest on record. The GSCP end of season report found the attendance was up more than 600 per cent on the past year. “A very successful season by all measures. The pool was attended by a wide cross section ..
09-Apr-2014
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Theatre breakthrough
Bendigo Weekly
The Bendigo Community Theatre has had a break through, marking its next step in the redevelopment. Workers have broken through the Marong Wing facade, to keep the $25.8 million project on track. Member for Northern Victoria Amanda Millar said the facade will form the main entrance to the new ..
09-Apr-2014
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Car fire in Whipstick - VIDEO
Bendigo Weekly
A stolen Holden Commodore was reported on fire in the Whipstick Forest this afternoon. The vehicle was found in the forest about 2pm with noticeable skid marks on surrounding dirt tracks. Country Fire Authority’s Eaglehawk brigade and Bendigo Police attended the incident. ..
08-Apr-2014
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Bitter sweet victory
LOCAL cyclist Zak Dempster has won the gruelling Dengie Marshes Tour race in Essex. The win was a bitter sweet one though for Rapha Condor’s Dempster, as the popular rider’s Bristol home was burgled while he was competing in the 140 kilometre race known as the Hell of the East for its ro..
08-Apr-2011
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Students excel on the track
THERE is something special about a school sports carnival. This week it was Crusoe College’s turn to pack the Flora Hill Athletics Stadium and show their stuff. Tom Kirk (high jump), Leesa Scholes (discuss), Kale Hartwig (triple jump) and Montana Kekich (relay) were among them...
08-Apr-2011
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Juniors on right track
BENDIGO’S Under 15 V/Line cup football campaign will kick off this weekend. The V/Line Cup is the premier representative football carnival for young country footballers and is the first step on the pathway to an AFL career for many players. In a first for the tournament, matches will be pl..
08-Apr-2011
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Kids line up for bowls
Marong Bowls Club is looking to attract new members through its involvement in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active After School Communities program. Club coach Andre Goosens has been conducting lawn bowls sessions with the Marong Primary School over the past two months and is hoping to..
08-Apr-2011
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Fyffe declares war on water
THIS time one year ago, Lake Eppalock was a miserable eight or so per cent, while Cairn Curran, near Maldon, was a paltry four per cent. Fast forward 12 months, and both water storages are at capacity for the first time in more than a decade. And so, pride is on the line with the launc..
04-Apr-2011
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Jumps racing season starts today
RACING Minister Denis Napthine has welcomed the start of a new season for jumps racing in Victoria. Dr Napthine said the 2011 jumps racing season started today, with connections racing for a total of $2.64 million in prize money over 70 races between now and September. Today’s race..
04-Apr-2011
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